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Cancer: looking for simplicity and finding complexity
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Session 3: Having a Bone to Pick with Cancer

Bone Cancer 

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2012
Time: 6.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

McIntyre Medical Building, Martin Theatre, 6th Floor,

1200 Pine Avenue West, Montreal,  H3A  1X1


Sessions will be delivered in English. Question and Answer period will be bilingual. Refreshments will be served.


Admission is free, but registration is required.  Contact Ms. Annette Novak at (514) 398-4970 or email



Nicole Beauchemin, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Goodman Cancer Research Centre, McGill University




Robert E. Turcotte, MD, FRCSC

Musculoskeletal Oncology

Chair, Maurice E. & Marthe Muller
McGill University
Professor and Chairman, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Associate Member, Department of Oncology
Chief, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Director, Supraregional Sarcoma Program
Head, Division of Surgical Oncology
McGill University Health Center-MGH Site

Title: Bone cancers; The bad and the ugly


Richard Kremer, MD., PhD, FRCP(C)

Professor, Department of Medicine
Director, Bone and Mineral Unit
McGill University
Co-Director, Musculoskeletal Axis of the Research Institute
Co-Director, Musculoskeletal Axis, MUHC

Title: Understanding Metastatic Bone Cancer and Bone-Targeted Agents 

Michael H. Weber, MD, MSc, PhD, FRCS(C)

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery McGill University
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Montreal General Hospital

Title: Bone metastases; Clinical and research advancements in the diagnosis and treatment